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Full text of "History Of Ancient India"

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The Macedonian soldiers,}\par \pard \plain \cbpat8\ql\li7\fi0\ri0\sb0\sa0\sl-240\slmult0\tx178 \f2\fs20{\b0\i0\cf1\charscalex100\expndtw0\f2\cchs0\lang1033\fs24 0{\charscalex100\expndtw0\tab }\expndtw2 had begun to think that they had come to the end of\line \expndtw7 hazardous tasks, were struck with  "an unexpected\line \expndtw13 :or" at the prospect of meeting fresh opposition,}\par \pard \plain \cbpat8\ql\li118\fi-110\ri0\sb5\sa0\sl-240\slmult0\tx118 \f2\fs20{\b0\i0\cf1\charscalex100\expndtw0\f2\cchs0\lang1033\fs24 1{\charscalex100\expndtw0\tab }\expndtw10 in the words of Curtius "began again to upbraid\line \expndtw8 king in the language of sedition/*\super 1\nosupersub  saying that he}\par \pard \plain \cbpat8\qj\li2\fi0\ri0\sb2\sa0\sl-240\slmult0 \f2\fs20{\b0\i0\cf1\charscalex100\expndtw3\f2\cchs0\lang1033\fs24 I not ended war, but only shifted its theatre. Fully \expndtw4 ermined to prevent a repetition of the story of the \expndtw12 phasis, Alexander made a moving appeal to them \expndtw7 > permit him to return from India with honour, and \expndtw13 : to escape from it like a fugitive."\super 2\nosupersub  This time it \expndtw5 I the desired effect; the troops were galvanised into \expndtw7 >h activity and they rose to such a high pitch of \expndtw2 t-frenzy that without giving any warning Alexander \expndtw8 Idenly swooped down upon the Mallei, when they \expndtw3 re working unarmed in the fields.\super 3\nosupersub  A large number \expndtw1 them were mercilessly slain, but this did not break \expndtw9 backbone of their resistance. Some of the Malloi \expndtw7 it themselves up within the city, but it was stormed \expndtw6 1 2,000 persons lost their lives. Others took shelter \expndtw5 a city of the Brachmans or Brahmans, where Alex-\expndtw22 ler hotly pursued them. Arrian remarks: "As \expndtw6 y were men of spirit, a few only were taken prison-\expndtw2 '\super ?\nosupersub  and most of them perished by the sword.\super 4\nosupersub  Next, xsander assailed the main stronghold of the Malloi, \expndtw6 lated somewhere near the boundary of the modern \expndtw9 mg and Montgomery districts.\super 5\nosupersub  Here Alexander \expndtw13 eived a serious wound,\super 6\nosupersub  which spread fury and}\par \pard \plain \cbpat8\ql\li79\fi0\ri0\sb307\sa0\sl-202\slmult0\tx199 \f2\fs20{\b0\i0\super\cf1\charscalex100\expndtw0\f2\cchs0\lang1033\fs20 1{\charscalex100\expndtw0\tab }\nosupersub\expndtw4 Cut tins, IX, 4., \i Ibid.\sub 9\nosupersub  \i0 p. 234.}\par \pard \plain \cbpat8\ql\li79\fi0\ri0\sb0\sa0\sl-202\slmult0\tx199 \f2\fs20{\b0\i\super\cf1\charscalex66\expndtw0\f2\cchs0\lang1033\fs20 2{\charscalex100\expndtw0\tab }\nosupersub\charscalex92 Ibid. \sub 9\nosupersub  \i0 p. 235.}\par \pard \plain \cbpat8\ql\li79\fi0\ri2707\sb0\sa0\sl-202\slmult0\tx199 \f2\fs20{\b0\i0\super\cf1\charscalex92\expndtw0\f2\cchs0\lang1033\fs20 3{\charscalex100\expndtw0\tab }\nosupersub\expndtw8 Arrian, VI, 6, \i Ibid.\sub 9\nosupersub  p. 140.\line \expndtw7 *Ibid.\sub 9\nosupersub  \i0 VI 7, \i Ibid.\sub 9\nosupersub  \i0 p. 144.}\par \pard \plain \cbpat8\ql\li91\fi0\ri0\sb0\sa0\sl-202\slmult0\tx206 \f2\fs20{\b0\i0\super\cf1\charscalex100\expndtw0\f2\cchs0\lang1033\fs21 5{\charscalex100\expndtw0\tab }\nosupersub\expndtw3 E.H.I., 4th ed., p. 100 and note.}\par \pard \plain \cbpat8\ql\li0\fi91\ri0\sb0\sa0\sl-202\slmult0\tx206 \f2\fs20{\b0\i0\super\cf1\charscalex100\expndtw0\f2\cchs0\lang1033\fs21 6{\charscalex100\expndtw0\tab }\nosupersub\expndtw-1 Arrian distinctly mentions that the accident befell Alexander\line 5tig the Malloi, and not the Oxydrakai (Arrian, VI, n, M'crind-\line \i\charscalex87\expndtw5 Invasion by Alexander\sub 9\nosupersub  \i0 p. 149).}\par }